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Table 3 Extent of participation in bean production activities

From: Is bean really a women’s crop? Men and women’s participation in bean production in Uganda

Activity Weighted average scores Difference
Women Men
Site selection 3.85 3.94 M*
Bush clearing 3.03 3.77 M***
Land opening 3.41 3.56 M**
Final land plowing 3.59 3.50 N/A
Planting 4.04 3.39 W***
Weeding 4.00 3.27 W***
Spray against pests and diseases 3.27 3.81 M***
Fertilizer application 3.29 3.73 M***
Harvest beans 3.49 3.73 M*
Transport beans from the garden 3.69 3.11 W***
Threshing 3.93 2.99 W***
Winnowing 4.26 2.87 W***
Sorting 4.22 3.06 W***
Post-harvest and storage 4.25 3.32 W***
  1. W*** denotes weighted average score of women participation greater than weighted average score of men at 1% significance level; M*** denotes weighted average score of men participation greater than weighted average score of women at 1% significance level; M** denotes weighted average score of men participation greater than weighted average score of women at 5% significance level; M* denotes weighted average score of men participation greater than weighted average score of women at 10% significance level
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